The nucleus pulposus is the inner gel material of the disks that separate the bones of the spine. Watch to learn more about the spine and these disks.
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What is the nucleus pulposus?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answered
What is the neck's range of motion?
The neck moves in all three planes of motion. Flexion and extension happen in the frontal plane. Rotation happens in the transverse plane, and lateral flexion takes place in the sagittal plane.
(This answer provided for NATA by the University of Alabama Athletic Training Education Program.)
How can the trapezius-strengthening exercise ease shoulder pain?
Rick Olderman, Physical Therapy, answeredThe trapezius-strengthening exercise targets key muscles that help move and stabilize the scapula (shoulder blade) as the arm moves. Most people with shoulder pain have weak scapular rotators and stabilizers, which this strengthening exercise helps correct.
Find out more about this book:Fixing You: Shoulder & Elbow Pain: Self-treatment for rotator cuff strain, shoulder impingement, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, and other diagnoses.
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